Indianapolis Business Journal

MARCH 3-9, 2014

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Kim: Buffett’s farmland buy illustrates valued lessons

Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders in Berkshire Hathaway’s annual report always contains timeless advice, useful in good times and bad. He told of two non-stock investments he made decades ago. Though relatively small and insignificant to his net worth, they illustrate important concepts.

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Hooray for pragmatism

If gay marriage were allowed in Indiana [Feb. 17 Maurer column], there would be no increase in gay porn at AMC Theaters, no mandatory attendance at gay weddings, no straight people suddenly turning gay, no visible signs anywhere of any change—because there already are gay couples.

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A bipartisan solution for work force woes

Hoosiers may be surprised to learn that in 2012, the 112th Congress agreed on at least one thing: the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012—which included provisions to expand work-sharing policies.

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The federal government is allowing Indiana to use $75 million in foreclosure-prevention funds to instead tear down abandoned houses, and Indianapolis officials are chasing a large chunk of the money. The Department of Metropolitan Development has until March 17 to apply for a share of $16 million that’s available for Lake and Marion counties. Spokesman […]

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Imagine a broadcaster coming into the Indianapolis market and buying no less than seven radio stations in one fell swoop. Don’t touch that dial here, but Fort Wayne listeners are in for some big changes ahead. Minnesota-based Adams Radio Group paid at least $6.4 million for seven stations owned by two broadcasters in Indiana’s No. […]

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PROXY CORNER: Hillenbrand Inc.

Hillenbrand Inc. operates the Batesville segment, which sells burial caskets and other death-care products. Hillenbrand also operates a Process Equipment Group, which makes material-handling equipment and systems.

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